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19 January 2015

1865 – Railway Station, Helen’s Bay, Co. Down

Architect: Benjamin Ferrey Opened in 1865 and built at the expense of the Marquis of Dufferin and Ave, whose estate it was situated in. Constructed for the Belfast & Co. Down Railway Company,...

19 January 2015

1891 – Railway Station, Warrenpoint, Co. Down

Architect: William H. Mills Warrenpoint was heavily promoted by the Great Northern Railway as an excursion destination. They were quite successful in doing this and the town benefited from daytrippers and holidaymakers. The...

09 January 2015

1854 – Railway Station, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: George Wilkinson George Wilkinson designed stations for Dalkey, Foxrock, Greystones, Killoughter, and Wicklow; for the Dublin & Wicklow Railway Co.

06 January 2015

1897 – Railway Station, Cultra, Co. Down

Cultra is part of the greater Belfast area and originally a stop on the Belfast, Hollywood and Bangor Railway. The BH&BR crossed the land of some wealthy landowners, whose terms included that Cultra...

04 December 2014

1858 – Railway Station, Ballynahinch, Co. Down

Architect: Telford MacNeill Opened by the Belfast and County Down Railway on 10 September 1858, and closed to passengers 16 January 1950. The former station building and goods shed have since been converted...

09 October 2014

1880 – Railway Station, Le Havre, France

Architect: M.J. Lisch The second railway station in Le Havre, built in 1880 to replace the original station of 1847. Replaced with a new station built in 1932 by Henri Pacon for the...

22 September 2014

1882 – Railway Station, Brookmount, Co. Antrim

Architect: William H. Mills Characteristic design of William H. Mills for the Great Northern Railway. The line between Knockmore Junction and Antrim opened in 1871 with intermediate stations, halts and calling places at...

21 July 2014

1970s – Proposal for Heuston Station, Dublin

Unbuilt proposal to construct new shed and carpark over the existing platforms of Heuston Station. Exact date unknown, but would have meant the demolition of the existing platforms and structure. Model constructed by...

10 July 2014

1900 – Estação da Luz, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Architect: Charles H. Driver Designed by the British architect, Charles Henry Driver, with all of its building materials also coming from England. Driver died just before its completion. Decades after its construction, the...